If I believe I need additional training related to government contracts,
what should I do?
We realize this is a highly regulated and complex area. However, we expect
you to take responsibility for the quality of the work you perform, so talk to
your supervisor or contact the Law Department if you think you need more
training to perform your job.
What should I do if I’m not sure if I can offer entertainment, meals or
travel to the government employees I work with on my project?
Don’t offer anything until you confirm that it is appropriate. If you need help
determining what is appropriate, contact the Law Department.
My supervisor asked me to sign an accounting certificate during his
absence. I’m not sure I am authorized to sign it. How do I handle this?
Ask your supervisor to confirm that you have authority to sign the document.
If he or she is not sure, ask for help from the Law Department. You should
never sign or certify the company’s compliance with government laws and
regulations unless you have the specific authority to do so.
A newly appointed government official has asked for a tour of our
facility. His appointment was very controversial in our local community,
and his visit might upset our workforce. Do I have to allow the visit?
Coordinate requests like this with Eaton’s senior vice president, Public and
Community Affairs, or with the Law Department.
One of my friends is retiring from her employment with the government
and would be an excellent addition to my new project team. Can I let her
know about this opportunity?
To avoid legal risks, contact Human Resources or the Law Department before
any employment-related discussion with a current or former government